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Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies

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Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies demonstrates the importance of collective storytelling and fosters a greater understanding of the Asian American experience. The emotional quality and authenticity of home movies combined with interactive media arts engagement has the power to engender and transcend notions of history and memory on greater communal and individual levels. Through Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies, the power of collective memory and media will bring to life...


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Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
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Topics: piano, kids, gifts, trains, California State Museum, home movies, Filipino, Chinese,...
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Kim family home movie. Footage taken at home in 1956 and 1957.
Topic: Home movies
David Lei and Linda Shen's wedding ceremony and reception in San Francisco, California on August 24, 1974. The ceremony took place at the Old First Presbyterian Church located at the intersection of Van Ness and Sacramento St. in San Francisco and was officiated by Reverend Harry Chuck. The Dragon Dance and Lion Dance on Grant Ave. in Chinatown was performed by the  Chung Ngai Dance Troupe , which was co-founded by David Lei in 1966. The reception takes place at the Far East Cafe, located at...
Topics: Home movies, Weddings, San Francisco (Calif.), San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.), Dragon dance,...
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Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Ted Vadakan
Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: Phillippines, food, birthdays, Christmas, airports, funerals, boats, dancing, home movies,...
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: girls, food, swimming, kids, babies, dancing, natural history museum, New York, Radio City, home...
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Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: food, dancing, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound, Little Manila, Stockton, Filipino...
Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Rights : Rights are owned by Todd Inoue. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
Topic: californiarevealed
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Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Ted Vadakan
Soo Hoo family vacation to Los Angeles and Disneyland March 20-23, 1967.
Topics: Home movies, Disneyland, Vacations, Los Angeles, Hollywood Walk of Fame
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
by Mabalon, Dawn Bohulano
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Additional Title : March 1979 Easter [Bro. Jared.] Arianne. Description : Footage shot in 1978 at a Children's fairyland type park in Stockton, CA. "My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in...
Topic: californialightandsound, kids, children, playing, Filipino, Filipino-American, family, Pixie Woods
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Live performance by Bing Barroga and his Aloha Serenaders, formed in Los Angeles in 1941. Recorded by Rita Barroga sometime between 1958-1967. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Filipinos, Filipinos--California
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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Live performance by Bing Barroga and his Aloha Serenaders, formed in Los Angeles in 1941. Recorded by Rita Barroga sometime between 1958-1967. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Filipinos, Filipinos--California
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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Recording of Bing Barroga and his Aloha Serenaders at a private party. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Filipinos, Filipinos--California
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
Recording of Bing Barroga and his Aloha Serenaders at a private party. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Filipinos, Filipinos--California
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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Takemoto family home movie. January 1967 on Stinson Beach; Brian's birthday; Sakai Beach perch fishing with pop; Mother's Day 1967; Summer 1967 at Upper and Lower Blue Lakes with mom, dad and Brian; and Lake Tahoe.
Topics: Home movies, Stinson Beach, Sakai Beach, Mother's Day, Upper Blue Lake, Lower Blue Lake, Lake Tahoe
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Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: boats, Halloween, parades, kids, wedding, theater, dancing, home movies, Filipino,...
Takemoto family home movie. December and Christmas 1969 and return home from trip to Idaho in 1970.
Topics: Home movies, Christmas
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Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: Christmas, kids, exercise, gifts, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound,...
Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: dance classes, kids, dancing, ballet, baptisms, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound,...
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Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Ted Vadakan
Description: In this home movie, an unidentified Chinese family is celebrating the birthday of the patriarch, an elderly gentleman wearing a dark suit with two pins on his lapels. The patriarch can be seen holding a plaque of a gold peach, a symbol of longevity. The theme of longevity continues throughout this home movie by three paintings shown in the film. The first painting depicts a pair of cranes, symbols of longevity, on a pine tree, another set of longevity. The second painting is a...
Topics: birthday, family celebration, traditional dress, Chinese American, longevity, gold peach, cranes,...
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Description : The Jung Family lived in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); both class of 1944. Dr. Edmund Jung was a doctor of internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Oakland beginning in 1951, and Dr....
Topics: Disneyland, Barron Park, boy scout camp, swimming, home movies, californialightandsound,...
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: marquees, driving, Space Needle, Disneyland, Christmas, carousels, home movies, Filipino,...
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Ted Vadakan
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Live performance by Bing Barroga and his Aloha Serenaders, formed in Los Angeles in 1941. Recorded by Rita Barroga sometime between 1958-1967. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Filipinos, Filipinos--California
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
Note : Out of focus during stage performance and there are light leaks from 00:07:30 - 00:08:30, both inherent to the original film source. Additional Title : 35th Anniversary Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Rights : Rights are owned by Todd Inoue. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner....
Topic: californiarevealed
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
by Mabalon, Dawn Bohulano
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Additional Title : Dawn's 2nd Birthday Description : Footage of Sea World 1974. "My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry...
Topic: californiarevealed
Takemoto family home movie. Watsonville in July 1967 with Tina and pop; RVing on Sonora Pass August 1967; at home in Livermore; Thanksgiving 1967 in Walnut Creek.
Topics: Home movies, Watsonville, Sonora Pass, RVing, Livermore, Thanksgiving, Walnut Creek
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Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: dancing, kids, playgrounds, amusement parks, ocean, carousels, home movies, Filipino,...
Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: Phillippines, food, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound, Little Manila, Stockton,...
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Additional Title : Dawn's Recital 1979 Description : Footage of the American Legion in Stockton, CA. "My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the...
Topic: californialightandsound, swimming, dancing, recital, American Legion, Stockton, Filipino,...
Takemoto family home movie. Picnicking with mom and dad in March, Easter egg hunting at home in April, snow trip to Squaw Valley and a stay at King’s Castle in Nevada in May, Darin's birthday party and Ramsey Park and Zoo.
Topics: Home movies, Easter, Squaw Valley, King's Castle, Birthdays
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Soo Hoo family home movies from 1962 to 1964.
Topics: Home movies, Birthdays, Christmas
Kim family home movie. Footage of Christmases from 1958 to 1961.
Topics: Christmas, Home movies
Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: Yellowstone Falls, Grand Tetons, prairie dogs, Reptile Gardens, Mount Rushmore, Scott's Bluff,...
Description : Source : Film: Super 8; 150 ft Collection : Fulbeck Family Rights: Rights are owned by Kip Fulbeck, The Fulbeck Family, and the Center of Asian American Media (CAAM). Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted...
Topics: Christmas, presents, puppy, zoo, home movies, californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Takemoto family home movie. Christmas 1966, Walnut Creek, Livermore, Watsonville; New Years Day 1967 in Watsonville; at home in Livermore, CA.
Topics: Home movies, Christmas, New Years Day, Livermore, Watsonville
Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Rights : Rights are owned by Todd Inoue. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
Topic: californiarevealed
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: food, picnics, swimming, Phillippines, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound, Little...
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Soo Hoo family home movies from 1964 to 1967. Includes footage of Oakland's Fairyland, a trip to Yosemite, Christmas, Point Reyes Park, and Romper Room.
Topics: Home movies, Romper Room, Birthdays, Christmas, Fairyland, Yosemite, Point Reyes
Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: kids, somersaults, hula, swimming, bicycles, home movies, Filipino, Chinese,...
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Description : Note on original can: Phillipino(?)/American Party - K-chrome! Note in original can: During's film Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or...
Topic: californiarevealed
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Description : Dante and Erlinda Agatep arrived from the Philippines in October, 1969. Dante is from Ilocos Sur and Erlinda is from Batangas, both of them grew up in Manila. They came to the U.S. with little money in their pockets and a dream of raising a family in America. They started in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, then moved to the Inner Sunset neighborhood, and finally settling in the East Bay suburb of Hayward, CA. Here they raised their 3 sons Ronald, Dennis, and Davin. Most of...
Topics: boys, kids, Yosemite, carosels, parties, birthdays, presents, seals, parrots, Marine World, home...
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Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Vivid Vadakan
Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: Washington D.C., New York, amusement parks, Atlantic City, cakes, babies, birthdays, home movies,...
Carmel Beach with the Kubotas and Christmas 1967 in Livermore and Watsonville.
Topics: Home movies, Carmel Beach
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: parks, Fairytale Town, Carlsbad Caverns, bats, kids, home movies, Filipino, Chinese,...
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Description : The Jung Family lived in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); both class of 1944. Dr. Edmund Jung was a doctor of internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Oakland beginning in 1951, and Dr....
Topics: San Francisco, DeYoung Museum, Steinhart Aquarium, Sausalito, Oakland, Christmas, July 4th,...
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Ted Vadakan
Takemoto family home movie. Water skiing at New Hogan Lake with Rod and Reed, Brett's 2nd birthday in Walnut Creek, Lynda's birthday and Christmas 1970.
Topics: Home movies, Water skiing, New Hogan Lake, Walnut Creek, Christmas
Takemoto family home movie. Almond Avenue park, Tina's 3rd birthday, horseback riding, at home with the kids in April 1970, Darin's birthday, Truckee River, and vacation at Hope Valley.
Topics: Home movies, Birthdays, Truckee River, Hope Valley
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Vivid Vadakan
Kim family home movie. Mitch's 1st birthday and Christmas dinner in 1957.
Topics: Birthdays, Christmas, Home movies
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Ted Vadakan
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Ted Vadakan
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Ted Vadakan
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Description : Dante and Erlinda Agatep arrived from the Philippines in October, 1969. Dante is from Ilocos Sur and Erlinda is from Batangas, both of them grew up in Manila. They came to the U.S. with little money in their pockets and a dream of raising a family in America. They started in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, then moved to the Inner Sunset neighborhood, and finally settling in the East Bay suburb of Hayward, CA. Here they raised their 3 sons Ronald, Dennis, and Davin. Most of...
Topics: parks, kids, balls, swings, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound,...
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Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Ted Vadakan
Soo Hoo family home movie of Christmas 1970.
Topics: Home movies, Christmas
Takemoto family home movie. Mom and Pop's 50th Anniversary, Monterey and 17-Mile Drive.
Topics: Home movies, Anniversaries, Monterey, 17-Mile Drive
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Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: pumpkin patch, kids, Halloween, parades, funerals, cemetaries, Moaning Cavern, theater, dancing,...
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Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: wedding, dancing, gifts, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound,...
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Description : Dante and Erlinda Agatep arrived from the Philippines in October, 1969. Dante is from Ilocos Sur and Erlinda is from Batangas, both of them grew up in Manila. They came to the U.S. with little money in their pockets and a dream of raising a family in America. They started in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, then moved to the Inner Sunset neighborhood, and finally settling in the East Bay suburb of Hayward, CA. Here they raised their 3 sons Ronald, Dennis, and Davin. Most of...
Topics: cake, kids, parties, dancing, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound,...
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Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Description : Source : Film: 8mm; 400 ft Collection : Fulbeck Family Rights: Rights are owned by Kip Fulbeck, The Fulbeck Family, and the Center of Asian American Media (CAAM). Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by...
Topics: Christmas, football, parties, zoo, home movies, californialightandsound,...
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: kids, ceremonies, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound, Little Manila, Stockton, Filipino...
Soo Hoo family home movies from August 1961 to July 1962.
Topics: Home movies, Christmas, Birthdays, Fourth of July
Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: Virginia City, kids, swimming, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound,...
Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
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Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
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Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
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Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
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